Episode 63 Saturday in Paris with The Tattoo Quilter Christopher Thompson

Make and Design with Carina Gardner

10-11-2021 • 16分

Today’s episode of Make + Design features guest star Christopher Thompson, an amazing fabric designer who works as the Director of Product Marketing at Riley Blake Designs. Christopher and Carina share stories about growing up working on tie quilts with their families. Join us for Christopher’s wonderful stories and insights into his new fabric line at Riley Blake, Saturday in Paris.


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About Carina Gardner:

Carina Gardner is a fabric designer, paper designer, and design educator who is passionate about helping other designers fulfill their creative dreams by teaching them her strategies for making money as a designer. She has a Ph.D. in Design and taught design at the University of Minnesota before starting Carina Gardner, Inc.

Carina Gardner, Inc design brand has been featured in dish ware, holiday decor, sewing patterns, and more. Her exclusive Design Suite Program helps creatives make money designing as they learn to design. Her programs include Illustrator and Photoshop training, surface pattern design, paper design, Silhouette & Cricut file design, and running a design business. She started the Make and Design Podcast so that she could share inspiration, stories, and experiences about design and life with crafters and designers.

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About Today’s Guest

Christopher Thompson was a fashion designer in New York City when he discovered the modern quitting movement. His decision to lean in to the movement has led to publications in QuiltCon, Modern Patchwork, among others. He is currently the Director of Product Marketing for Riley Blake Designs, for whom he designs wonderful, bold fabrics. You can find his work at www.thetattooedquilter.com.